City of Athens, TX Blog


COVID-19 Update

October 30, 2020 at 10:00 am: Confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the area:Henderson County: 1684 cases; 833 recovered; 28 deathsAthens:  690 cases; 10 deathsClick on the links below for the most updated numbers.Texas Health and Human ServicesNortheast Texas Public Health District*


National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

On Saturday, October 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Athens Police Department and Keep Athens Beautiful will give the public its eighteenth opportunity in ten years to prevent pill abuse and theft. This is done by the public


Call for Projects: Application for Public Funding

The City of Athens is currently soliciting proposals by outside organizations for funding assistance for the 2021 fiscal year.Organizations requesting funds for public purposes must complete an application. All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. October 29, 2020. NOTE: This